july, 2024

julHere, Chair and Everywhere Trail (Self-Guided)Chair Festival Walking Trail

Event Details

Discover places where Wycombe’s chair heritage was made on this walking trail.

Discover nine historic sites, including Wycombe’s first chair factory, funiture showrooms, chair arches, and an original, still-standing taditional factory building.

The route is a 1.7 mile long circuit, and takes around an hour on foot.

The trail is available as a downloadable PDF or a physical map that can be picked up from the museum and is available throughout July.

Accessibility info: This trail is a step-free route. There are a few moderately steep hills, and a fair amount of road-crossings where there are some standard height paventment kerbs. There is accessible parking at Wycombe Museum during opening hours, and road-side parking on surrounding roads at all other times.

Facilities info: Toilets are available at the start of the route at Wycombe Museum (during opening hours), and periodically throughout the route: at the train station, the Eden Centre, the Library, and Morissons. There is a cafe available at Wycombe Museum.

Location: The trail starts at Wycombe Museum, Priory Avenue, High Wycombe, HP13 6PX


This trail is free to download here.

This event is part of the Chilterns Chairs Festival, running through July in celebration of the unique chairmaking heritage of Wycombe and the local area. With a varied programme of events, you’ll learn how the industry grew from the local landscape into thriving furniture production which proudly continues today. Join us to celebrate the stories, the chairs and the surroundings which make up our history. There’s something for everyone, so get involved!

The Chiltern’s Chairs Festival is being organised by Wycombe Museum and is funded by the Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership.

Time

Month Long Event (july)

Location

Wycombe Museum

Priory Avenue

Organizer

Wycombe Museum

Support Us
close slider

Support Us

Get involved and help us to continue to promote a love of heritage, culture and the arts to the local and wider community for years to come.

X
X